Things To Do near Rome Italy

Tours of Italy – What to do when you’re tired of Rome. Most people who visit do tours of Italy concentrate on the main 4 or 5 sites: Starting in the south, Naples (Pompei), Rome, Florence, Pisa and Venice.  We would like to suggest numerous other things to do in Italy, since going to these […]
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Tours of Italy – Visit Umbria

Tour Umbria – the Lungs of Italy The second part of our tours of Italy, after staying in Vicchio, north of Florence, was to stay for seven weeks near Montegabbione, in Umbria. Umbria is about an hour north of Rome.  At the very top of Umbria is Assisi, about two and a half hours from […]
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Florence, the Capital of Tuscany

We have been in Mugello now for 10 days. Mugello is an area of Tuscany, a very well-known region of Italy. The regional capital of Tuscany is Florence. The Mugello tourist magazine says Mugello is “In the heart of Tuscany.”

We have started our Italy tours. We are outside the city area of Vicchio. Other important city areas nearby in Mugello are Borgo San Lorenzo and Dicomano, both of which we have visited either to shop at the street or super markets, buy art supplies, or go to the doctor.
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Orvieto – Travel Italy with the Popes

Travel Italy near Rome – Visit Orvieto Orvieto is about one hour north of Rome. It is so close to Rome that it is a must see for anyone who is trying to find things to do near Rome. The parking and tourist facilities are very good, and it is very easy to get in […]
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Piazzale Michelangelo Slideshow

Piazzale Michelangelo is a famous square in honor of Michelangelo Buonarroti. It has a fabulous panoramic view of Florence, Italy, and is a popular place overlooking the city for tourists to visit. If you go up the hill, you can find easy parking at the Catedral. It was built in 1869 and designed by architect Giuseppe Poggi.

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Leaning Tower of Pisa Slideshow

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Siena Lodging Made Easy

Siena Lodging at a good price We have two primary sources for finding lodging, in this case, Siena lodging:  AirBNB and Booking.com.  This was especially true for finding Siena lodging, because Siena is full of apartments that people rent out during the famous Il Palio race, and that is AirBNB’s speciality.  Booking.com is going to […]
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